Here is an up-to-date list of the research topics being covered by the School's faculty members; if you are interested in graduate studies and research in this area, please feel free to contact the faculty member concerned.

Multimedia Research


  • Media Compression & Scalability
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Virtual Worlds & Characters
  • Entertainment Technologies
  • Social User Interfaces
  • Adaptive Interfaces
  • Soft-Solid Simulations
  • Advanced Game Technologies
  • Interactive Facial Animation
  • 3D Video
  • Medical Pre-Surgical Planning
  • Flexible Displays
  • Audio & Speech Simulation

   Note: More information on Multimedia Research can be found on the Interactive Multimedia Group's Website

Networking Research


  • Information Security
  • Security in Wireless Networks
  • Next Generation Wireless Networks
  • Ad-hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Multimedia over Wireless Networks
  • Modelling of Data Traffic Networks
  • Cross-Layer Design and Optimisation in Wireless Networks
  • Mitigation of Denial-of-Service Attacks
  • Network Planning

Photonics & Laser Research


  • Intense Laser Fabrication of Optical Components
  • Hybrid Optical Component Development
  • Non-Linear Optical Testing of Components